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“Nice authentic Vietnamese food at Waldorf Astoria Dubai”
Review of Lao

Lao
Ranked #100 of 10,436 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Taking its inspiration from the 1st millennium tribe that settled across South East Asia, LAO restaurant reflects the rich culinary traditions of the LAO people, heavily inspired by the natural beauty and intrinsic cuisine of Vietnam. LAO aims to elevate traditional Vietnamese cuisine through Chef Mai's cuisine fuses traditional cooking techniques with modern presentations developing unique flavors and sensory experiences. LAO creates a truly unforgettable dining experience with both in indoor and al fresco seating overlooking the hotel central gardens. A spacious and creatively designed private dining room is available for intimate parties and dinners.
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The restaurant has a warm and relaxing ambiance. Well decorated and well staffed with nice and accommodating people. The food and the service are amazing and well worth the visit and try.

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4  Thank Souheil E
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Waldorf Astoria... P, Manager at Lao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Souheil E,

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback on Trip Advisor following your recent visit to Lao. Our guests always come first in our list of priorities and I am delighted to learn that your overall experience was enjoyable.

Once again, thank you for dining with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Excellent dinner, authentic great tasting Vietnamese food beautifully presented. Waiting and kitchen staff more than happy to explain food and cater to a any special requests (great if you have any fussy children with you).

Thanks to Thapton who served us on both recent visits.

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3  Thank LeighG27
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Waldorf Astoria... P, Manager at Lao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear LeighG27,

It was our pleasure to have you with us and thank you very much for sharing your kind review about your recent visit to Lao. We are happy learn that you have enjoyed your meal and the service was faultless. I have shared your comments to Thupten who was indeed touched by your kind words.

Once again, thank you for dining with us. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Kind Regards,
Dwi Puspa Indah
Restaurant Manager - LAO

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic dinner experience with my team at Lao Restaurant, really recommended. And i want to say thanks a lot to kamal, sanjeev, mishu, resi, dwi, joseph (amazing bartender), and also chef Mai for the delicious food.

3  Thank D E
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Waldorf Astoria... P, Manager at Lao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear D E,

It was our pleasure to have you with us and thank you very much for sharing your kind review about your visit. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed the authentic Vietnamese cuisine prepared by our Chefs and the service provided by the team. Your kind words are so well appreciated. I have shared your comments to the team and they are certainly pleased to see that their efforts are so well appreciated.

Once again, thank you for dining with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Kind Regards,
Dwi Puspa Indah
Restaurant Manager - LAO

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This is my first experience to have dinner here in LAO, to be honest its really amazing. From the food itself and to the people who made our dinner unforgettable. To their supervisor Sanjeev, to Mishu who looked after us together with Resi, Rubi, Simon to the chefs lead by chef Mai, Chef Jonel, Quan, LJ and Lama... we will definitely recommend and comeback again..Thank u guys!

3  Thank piyatan
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Waldorf Astoria... P, Manager at Lao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear piyatan,

It was our pleasure to have you with us and thank you very much for sharing your kind review about your visit. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed the authentic Vietnamese cuisine prepared by our Chefs and the service provided by the team. Your kind words are so well appreciated. I have shared your comments to the team and they are certainly pleased to see that their efforts are so well appreciated.

Once again, thank you for dining with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Kind Regards,
Dwi Puspa Indah
Restaurant Manager - LAO

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very good dinner in Lao. Authentic Vietnamese Dishes. I want to thank Sanjeev who manage Lao very well. His customer relation skills is excellent. To all the staffs of Lao a sincere thanks to all you especially, Mishu, Simon, Lama, and Quan. To Chef Mai and other chefs like Chef Jonnel and Chef Elgey! Thank you so much!! We will definitely come back!

3  Thank Redmonkey123
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Waldorf Astoria... P, Manager at Lao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Redmonkey123,

It was our pleasure to have you with us and thank you very much for sharing your kind review about your visit. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed the authentic Vietnamese cuisine prepared by our Chefs and the service provided by the team. Your kind words are so well appreciated.

I have shared your comments to the team and they are certainly pleased to see that their efforts are so well appreciated.

Once again, thank you for dining with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Kind Regards,
Dwi Puspa Indah
Restaurant Manager - LAO

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